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The Grotte di Castellana are one of the most important attractions of Puglia and natural heritage of inestimable value to Italy.

 

Located at the entrance of the Itria Valley, a few kilometers from charming villages such as Alberobello, Cisternino, Polignano a Mare, the Grotte di Castellana began to form about 90 million years ago.

 

The beauty of the Caves of Castellana attracts tourists from all over the world and since the day of their opening have marveled more than 15 million visitors. The tour winds along a distance of 3 km, a unique guided tour of the caves to more than 60 meters deep in an amazing scenario made of stalactites, stalagmites, concretions, incredible shapes, fossils, canyons and caves with fantastic names; calcifications from conformations and amazing colors solicit the imagination of children and adults.

 

During the exploration, at a constant temperature of around 16 ° -18 °, you will fell wonder and astonishment for the great show the nature gives, in hundreds of millions of years the nature has shaped the rock into fantastic speleothems in wich young and old people like to recognize something or someone.

 

The Caves of Castellana are a good opportunity to enjoy one of the most amazing natural wonders of a wonderful Puglia.!

 


The Caves of Castellana

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